Category Archives: Press Releases

Governor Ivey Announces 164 New First Class Pre-K Classrooms in First Round of Grants

Governor Ivey Announces 164 New First Class Pre-K Classrooms in First Round of Grants Press Releases Posted on June 6, 2019 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are proud to announce that the nationally-recognized, high quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 164 new classrooms to 38

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Gov. Ivey Announces 41 New Classrooms Funded Through Pre-K – 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education on Tuesday announced that 41 new classrooms will be funded through the Pre-K through 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning (P-3). “Alabama children have reaped the benefits of our nationally recognized First Class Pre-K program, and our P-3 program works to

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Governor Ivey Announces $10.6 Million Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education (January 8, 2019)

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $10,620,000 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Care (OCC) through their Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) Program. “We welcome these much-needed funds to help us focus on building

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  Governor Ivey Reports Successful First Year for Strong Start, Strong Finish Education Initiative 

    Governor Ivey Reports Successful First Year for Strong Start, Strong Finish Education Initiative    MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday provided a one-year progress report on her Strong Start, Strong Finish (SSSF) education initiative that she announced on July 26, 2017. Governor Ivey launched Strong Start, Strong Finish to integrate Alabama’s early

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Alabama Profiled in Documentary about Early Childhood Education

Alabama Profiled in Documentary about Early Childhood Education Montgomery – Governor Kay Ivey is proud to announce the release of the video “Starting at Zero: Reimagining Education in America” highlighting the impact of early learning on future economic development in Alabama. The short-form documentary premiered during the National Forum on Education Policy hosted by the

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